The countryside champions

Welcome to the Campaign to Protect Rural England Hampshire. We are a charity dedicated to the needs of the Hampshire community and striving for a beautiful, diverse and living countryside that everyone can value and enjoy.

March 2014 - We have moved! Please note our new telephone number and address on our contacts page.

Awards 2014

2014 Countryside Awards

The launch event for CPRE Hampshire's Countryside Awards 2014 took place recently at a community café near Southampton. There are two new sponsors and a new category - 'green buildings' alongside existing ones...
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2014 poetry competiton

New Poetry Competition

Sir Andrew Motion, the former Poet Laureate and president of the Campaign to Protect Rural England (CPRE), launched this competition for children during his visit to CPRE Hampshire on February 27th...
> Press release
> Competition details
Save Our Countryside

Sign Our Charter!

Our reformed planning system is not working. The countryside is under threat from 500,000 new homes. CPRE has launched the Save Our Countryside Charter to better protect our countryside. We urge you to sign and write to your MP...
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Expert Talks on Fracking

CPRE Hampshire trustee and geophysicist Caroline Dibden recently gave a talk on the facts of fracking. She outlined how it works and its impact on the environment, emissions, landscape, water supplies etc.
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Hampshire Views No 7

Hampshire Views No. 7

Our Autumn newsletter includes our latest views on planning policy and unveils our water strategy. The centre spread features our transport toolkit - how to improve travel choices where you live. 16 pages packed with news...
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Bicycle in wood

Transport Toolkit

CPRE's transport toolkit shows individuals, community groups and councils how they can come together to improve travel options in their locality. The toolkit comprises five main sections and is featured on a dedicated website...
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This page last updated 11th April 2014